Anastasia Brown is an analytical chemist for Avon Products, Inc. at their Global Innovation Center in Suffern, NY. She develops methods to measure trace levels of active ingredients in cosmetic products. Brown’s work focuses on the effectiveness of personal care and cosmetic products. Along with fellow scientists from Avon Research & Development, her work contributes to the development of safe and effective products for Avon’s Consumers and Representatives. Prior to Avon, Brown worked as an Excelsior Fellow for the New York State Government with the Office of Forensic Science. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Forensic Science from Tiffin University and a Master’s of Forensic Science from Sam Houston State University.