Bobbi Brown is a legend in the beauty industry, and whenever she shares her advice, we’re all ears. Although she recently left her 26-year-old company behind, her love for makeup is still so obvious. In a recent interview with W magazine, Bobbi breaks down her tips for selecting the right products. What stands out to us most is her simple trick for choosing the perfect foundation shade. We’ve all struggled with this, walking away from the beauty counter with a color either too light or too dark. She suggests picking three different shades close to your skin tone to use for testing. Draw two strips of each onto your cheeks and check them in natural sunlight. The one that blends most flawlessly with your own skin is the right one. Sounds easy enough, right? Straight from the makeup icon—we’ll be giving this a try immediately.