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Acne Removal

Acne removal in Photoshop is a technique that removes acne scars and blemishes on skin while still preserving the natural color and texture of the skin. The key to achieving this is to make sure that you use a proper blending mode, such as Multiply or Lighten, with your brush. Acne removal in Photoshop can be achieved by using various tools such as Healing Brush, Spot Healing Brush, Clone Stamp Tool and more. Makeup artists are able to remove the pimples with some brushes and techniques, but these are tedious. With Photoshop, the process is much easier and faster. The first step is to create a selection around the acne by using the clone stamp tool. Then use a mask on top of it so that your selection will only affect what you want to remove. Lastly, keep an eye out for spots that might be missed like oil over your pores or black circles underneath your eyes.

How to Remove Acne in Photoshop Method

This is an easy-to-follow guide on how to remove acne in Photoshop.

There are 3 steps to take when you want to remove acne scar in Photoshop:

Step 1: Open your photo in Photoshop and select the Spot Healing Brush tool.

Step 2: Apply the Following settings (This step can be done multiple times) Use Content Aware brush Mode for this step; set the tolerance to 60; set the strength to 100; set size Jitter to 50%

Step 3: Add a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer, with these settings (This step can be done multiple times) Hue/Saturation 100; Lightness 0; Temperature 0; Tint 0

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Ten Types of Acne Retouching

Acne is a skin disorder that can affect anyone, even celebrities. Celebrities are put under pressure to look flawless so they can perform for fans but sometimes they need professional help.

The 10 Types of Acne Retouching are as follows:

  1. Blackhead Removal
  2. Spot Removal
  3. Oil Control/Oil Reducing Treatment
  4. Scarring Removal
  5. Lighten the Skin Tone of the Area Affected by Acne Scars
  6. Add Definition to Eyes and Lips – Eye Shadow Primer, Mascara, Eyebrow Pencils, Blush
  7. Remove Wrinkles – Wrinkle Sm
  8. Irregular red lesions surrounding a pore or blackhead
  9. Greasy, shiny, or clogged pores/blackheads
  10. Pustules and papules