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R&B singer Mary J. Blige is gorgeous and soulful. Now, she’s joining the ranks of the celebrities who have their own signature fragrance. The scent, My Life, is named for her debut album. She spoke to Elle about the fragrance and about her beauty regimen. Here’s the best takeaway:

The most important tip I’ve learned from makeup artists along the way is to wash off your makeup every single night before bed. You’ve also got to make sure to get some sleep. If you don’t rest, you’re going to be in a bad mood, and everybody’s going to see it.

Imagine that: this woman has access to the most glam and expensive products in the world, and she’s telling you to get enough sleep. She’s right.