Ultimate Skin Retouch Technique in Photoshop – High End Model Look

In this photoshop retouching tutorial, learn how to use frequency separation method in Photoshop to create model look-a-like skin. Remove imperfections, Preserve Skin texture and pores easily and quickly. Remove blemishes, wrinkles, acne. Soften the skin with natural look.

Skin Retouch Photoshop Tutorial :

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High-End and ultimate skin retouch technique in photoshop.

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Begin by duplicating the background layer.

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Change layer name to Smooth skin.

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Head to the Filter menu then select Blur, and choose Gaussian Blur.

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Adjust radius so that fine details are no longer visible, but the image can still be recognized overall.

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In this case, I found that a radius level of 5px worked quite nicely.

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Now again duplicate original background.

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Change layer name to Detail Skin Texture.

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Head to the Image menu and select Apply Image.

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The Apply Image option allows users to blend and manipulate various layers.

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We are going to subtract the smoothness from our ‘Details’ layer which will leave us with the skin texture.

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set the Layer option to the Smooth skin and the Blending mode to Subtract.

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Lastly, set the ‘Scale’ to 2 and the ‘Offset’ to 128.

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Now desaturate the layer Shift+Ctrl+U.

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Change layer blending to Linear Light.

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We have successfully separated skin colors and details.

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Select smooth skin layer and convert to smart object.

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Go to filter – blur – apply gaussian blur.

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Choose your desired amount of blur based on how blended you want to make your subject’s skin.

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You will notice that the model’s face is suddenly smoother, but the texture remains.

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I picked a radius of 20 pixels and hit OK.

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Select the smart filter mask and invert it.

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Ctrl+I to invert.

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Now take soft white brush and paint on skin.

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Avoid painting on eyes and lips.

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Duplicate original background layer again for final time.

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Move layer to top and change name to sharpness.

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Convert layer to smart object and apply high pass filter.

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Add very small amount of radius.

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Change layer blending to linear light.

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Add inverted layer mask, Hold ALT or Option key and click on mask icon.

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Now take white soft brush and paint on whole face to increase texture details.

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Lower the opacity to your preference.

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Final step remove any visible spots.

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create a new layer from all the visible layers by pressing Ctrl+Shift+Alt+E.

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Select the Patch Tool.

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Draw a closed loop around the affected area.

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Drag that loop down onto clean skin with good texture.

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Go to edit – select fade patch selection tool.

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Adjust the slider until the patched area looks natural and has a nice faded edge.

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That’s it.

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