BellaSugar: Do you see any difference in the way American and French women approach beauty?
CJ: In France, we are really interested in skin care products. In America, I guess it's more about the makeup in general — the color of eye shadow and lipstick colors.
BellaSugar: Shifting gears, very thin models are a hot topic in fashion. You're slim, of course, but you look strong and healthy. How do you stay fit while remaining healthy?
CJ: Thank you. My parents always taught me to eat vegetables and fruits, so it's something I've been doing since I was a little girl. It's not really a big problem for me to eat healthy, and I'm not paranoid — so I'm going to eat chocolate and not stress about it for days. I think good health is something you have to keep for your whole life. It's not good to be on a diet for 30 days so you can lose weight and then overeat again. Healthy eating is a way to behave in general everyday.
BellaSugar: What is it like to work with Tom Pecheux? Is it nice to have another countryman with you?
CJ: Yes, especially because we work with American brands. We have the same French culture, and we have a good connection. He's also one of the first makeup artists I started working with, and I've known him for a little while now. He's a super nice person — really, he's a sweetheart.
BellaSugar: When do you feel most beautiful?
CJ: When I'm with my friends, my family, my brother. Because the most beautiful feeling is just being happy and feeling good.