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Photoshop Skin Retouching: Easy Way To Fix Oily Skin Photoshop

Photoshop Skin Retouching
Written by Muhammad Mairaj

In this Photoshop skin retouching tutorial, I am going to show you the simple and the quickest technique to fix oily skin. In fact, this procedure is heavily used in beauty retouching. As we all know that facial area is the most prominent part which people observe the most. During Image Retouching, one must keep a close eye on every single element which includes skin tone, shadows and highlights, bright and contrast, color correction and much more.

Photoshop Skin Retouching

During Photoshoot sometimes photographers didn’t manage the brightness and contrast properly. Due to this, the final result is not adequate. A professional Photoshop artist knows how to balance and fix Oily skin Photoshop for better photo enhancement. He/she also knows how to deal with and how to overcome these types of mistakes which photographer did while photo-shoot.

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Always retain in mind, with this method everybody can easily control the presence of extra shine or brightness in their images. This trick is also handy to correct the oily skin in Photoshop by using this method one can fix any type of skin complexion. The necessary steps which are required to complete the Photoshop effect are mentioned below.

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How To Adjust Oily Skin – Photoshop Skin Retouching

Step 1

Call out your main image in Photoshop canvas and click on Create A New Layer >> Choose Brush from the Toolbar and apply some properties setting as I have elucidated in the video. Mode: Darken >> Opacity 13 % then press the Alt key to select the Darken skin color closer to the oily skin. Finally, use the brush where needed.

Step 2

To fix out the oily or shiny skin you can use the brush with same settings then slightly move it to appropriate places and you’ll see a nice change which doesn’t affect the quality of your image.

Step 3

For getting more professional results you need to pick the closer color smartly which are bit darker, by using Eyedropper tool. One can activate this option by pressing  I  on his/her keyboard or selecting it simply through the toolbar.

Step 4

Repeat the same process and give some quality time while working on your images in Photoshop because the more time you spent on it. The final result comes up with more professional as well as fantastic look.

Step 5

Rather than using Photoshop filters, I am going to apply some opacity around 72 % as per the requirement of my image to complete the Photoshop face retouching effect nicely and efficiently.


That’s the end of my Photoshop skin retouching tutorial guys; I hope you enjoyed. These steps are easy to follow and handy to eradicate the extra skin shine or oil on your subject face. For more awesome tutorials visit our blog and don’t forget to share it on Social media. If you find any difficulty leave your comment I am happy to help you.

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Muhammad Mairaj

Hello! My name is Muhammad Mairaj from Abbottabad, Pakistan. Founder of etutorialblog. An ardent blogger and Seo expert. Here I talk about Blogging, SEO, Affiliate marketing, Wordpress & Graphics. Find me on Facebook | Twitter | G+


  • Hello
    Great tips to fix oily skin photo by photoshop. I agree that during photoshoot many photographers didn’t manage the brightness and contrast of photo properly. Am already try this method and it works very nicely. Photoshop is one of the best software for retouching photos.

    The video helps more to understand this tutorial.

    Thanks for sharing.

    Best wishes,
    Praveen verma

    • Hi Praveen,

      Well, thank you once again for leaving your precious thoughts with us. Hope this oily skin Photoshop tutorial help you a lot in photo retouching. I have already recorded some other awesome videos. I have a plan to share with you guys soon. So, keep in touch 🙂

      Warm Regards


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