Using Frequency Separation for Skin Retouching in Photoshop

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Smoothing Skin Photoshop Tutorial. There are 101 ways to retouch skin in Photoshop, by using frequency separation we can add a custom gaussian blur to a smoothing layer whilst maintaining skin texture. To maintain skin texture we will be using an effect similar to the high pass effect. Follow along with the Photoshop Tutorial by watching the video.

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Step 1: Photoshop Tutorial: Frequency Separation Skin Retouching

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    2 Discussions

    Shafiatul KubraM

    1 year ago

    Well this is something new to learn here. Every time we do touch up is the same way! We touch up the whole skin! But this method is freaking effective I see. Thanks a lot for this amazing video. I will definitely try it out next time. The result is remarkable. This tutorial is great too. I hope to see more of your blogs. Keep up the good work.


    3 years ago

    The difference between the direct skin retouching and retouching with frequency separation is, here the natural skin texture remain intact. Thank you for showing the steps with easier instruction here.