In this photoshop photo retouching tutorial, learn how to fix dark circles with curves in photoshop – Quickly remove bags under eyes simple and extremely effective way.
Fix Dark Circles Photoshop Tutorial :
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How to fix dark circles using curves without losing skin texture in photoshop.
Add new curves layer to adjust the tones under the eyes.
Select curves layer thumbnail.
Double Click top black eyedropper to open color picker dialog.
Now sample area to target shadow color.
Now click on tones to replace which is dark circles under eyes.
Select layer mask thumbnail and invert it.
Take soft brush tool and paint with white.
Now apply gaussian blur to the mask to soften the edges.
Double click the curves layer to open the blending options window.
Hold the Alt key and drag the black slider to right.
Similarly drag the white slider to left.
By doing this we will partially hide the gray portions and achieve a better blending.
I want to soften the edges little more, so apply gaussian blur again.
Now fix skin tones on upper part of the eye.
Duplicate curves layer.
Delete the existed layer mask.
Add inverted layer mask, Hold Alt and click on mask icon.
Take brush and paint.
Apply gaussian blur to soften the edges.
Now group layers and add mask to it.
Paint with black inside the eyes to keep it original.