Easily Smooth and Soften Skin In Photoshop | High-End Retouching Techniques [FREE Action Included]
In this tutorial, you will learn how to smooth skin in Photoshop!
We will work with two high-end skin softening techniques.
Both methods are non-destructive, which means that you can edit your skin-softening effect at any time!
But most importantly, these skin smoothing techniques will leave the skin texture intact. So that you can get beautiful smooth skin, without it looking fake or too soft.
The first skin softening technique will use a brand new feature of Photoshop CC. The Texture Slider in Camera Raw.
If you are in an older version of Photoshop, don’t worry, the second technique will work in Photoshop CS6.
We’ll start this portrait retouching tutorial by removing blemishes and other skin distractions using Photoshop’s Spot Healing Brush Tool.
Then, after the initial clean-up, we’ll learn step-by-step how to smooth and soften skin without blurring skin texture, or other vital areas in the portrait.
Also, check out the link below to download a Free Photoshop Action that will allow you to apply the Skin Smoothing effect in Photoshop with just one click!
Want to apply the high-end skin-softening effect in 1 Minute or Less in Photoshop? Then look at the link below to download the free action!
I hope that you find this Retouching Photoshop tutorial and the Free Action useful!
📘 INDEX – High-End Skin Softening in Photoshop
00:00 – Introduction
01:46 – Initial Cleanup with the Spot Healing Brush Tool
05:09 – Convert the Portrait Into a Smart Object
05:40 – Soften the Skin with the Texture slider in Camera Raw
07:31 – Isolate your adjustment with Layer Masks
Second Skin Softening Effect in Photoshop
10:31 – Turn Your Portrait into two Smart Objects
11:29 – Apply The Blur Filter
12:24 – Apply the High Pass Filter
13:00 – Combine the Blur & High Pass Layers with Blending Modes
13:32 – Adjust the Effects to get Beautiful Soft Skin
14:29 – Isolate your adjustment with Layer Masks
16:27 – How the Free Skin Smoothing Photoshop Action Works
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