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Skin Retouch Actions

These actions let you mattify, airbrush (frequency separation), and heal skin using the same techniques professionals use.

These actions let you mattify, airbrush (frequency separation), and heal skin using the same techniques professionals use.


- 25 Retouching Actions
- Professional Results with Nondestructive Layers
- Full 16-Bit and Partial 32-Bit Support with Automatic Bit--
Depth Detection
- Supports ProPhoto RGB
- Used by professional retouchers

Here's a list of the Photoshop actions:

1.. Select Skin Tones
Automatically select skin tones with face detection. Requires Photoshop CS6 or CC (all other actions are compatible with CS3 or newer).

2. Mattifier
An easy and safe way to mattify oily skin.

3. Ultra Mattifier
Use this action for more oily spots.

4. Skin Airbrushing
After mattifying the skin, use the airbrushing actions to refine the look of skin. This is the same frequency-separation technique used by pro retouchers and it makes skin look smooth while retaining all the skin details.

5. Skin Airbrushing (Lite)
A more natural-looking variation of the Skin Airbrushing action.

6. Skin Airbrushing (Sharp)
A stronger variation of the Skin Airbrushing action that also produces sharper skin details.

7. Skin Blur
For certain demographics, advertising agencies choose to use stronger skin retouching techniques. This action gives the skin a CG-look and maintains most skin details.

8. Plastic Skin
Takes the Skin Blur action a step further with increased smoothness and reduced skin details

9. Brighten Eye
Easily brighten eyes and reduce red-eye syndrome. It also retails details in the pupils by preventing clipped highlights/shadows.

10. Lip Enhancer
Use this action to make the lips look sharper and more vibrant.

11. Lip Enhancer (Strong)
A stronger variation of the Lip Enhancer action for lips without lipstick.

12. Teeth Whitener
Reduce yellowness while retaining the natural pearl color of teeth.

13. Darken Eyelashes and Eyebrows
Easily darken eyelashes and eyebrows without masking.

14. Freckle Reducer (Light-Brown Freckles Only)
Remove freckles without cloning/healing! This action reduces light-brown freckles (ephelides) and blends them in with the skin.

15. Redness Reducer
This action is great for reducing skin inflammation and improving skin tones.

16. Super Sharpen
A custom sharpening algorithm that applies a pixel-sharp sharpening effect that can be faded simply by changing the opacity.

17. Clipping-Free Contrast
Increase contrast while retaining details in the highlights and shadows.

18. High-Pass Contrast
This contrast effect is great for increasing clarity in airbrushed skin.

19. Local Contrast
Use this action to improve edge contrast and photos taken with low-quality lens.

20. Shadow Contrast
Increase contrast only in the shadows.

21. Midtone Contrast
Increase contrast only in the midtones.

22. Highlight Contrast
Increase contrast only in the highlights.

23. Emphasize Skin Flaws
This action gives your portrait a grungy/dirty look - it find the skin details and emphasizes them without the use of filters.

24. Diffused Glow
Add a beautiful skin glow that isn't too cheesy. This diffused glow effect looks great because only affects the highlights.

25. Troubleshooting
Automatically detect and resolve common document issues. This feature is only available in Photoshop CC.


Instructions Adobe Addons.pdf

After you have installed this product it can be accessed in Photoshop with these simple steps:

1. Restart Photoshop
2. Go to the Actions panel (Window > Actions).
3. Open the panel menu located on the top-right of your Actions panel then choose ”Skin - 20 Retouching Actions”.
4. Click on any action then press the play button.
5. After an action has been done playing, paint in the layer mask to reveal/hide the effect. Adjust the layer group opacity to increase/decrease the effect.

IMPORTANT: Your action will not appear in the actions panel automatically. You must load it from the Actions panel menu (step 3).

Don't see the actions in the menu?
1. Open the Creative Cloud desktop application, click the three vertical dots icon in the upper-right, and then select Preferences.
2. Click Creative Cloud and select Files. Ensure that File Sync is enabled.

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