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Skin - 5 Retouching Actions by pstutorialsws Skin - 5 Retouching Actions by pstutorialsws
Retouch skin like a pro with these Photoshop actions that will let you heal, mattify, and airbrush skin with one click. It also includes actions for brightening eyes and increasing contrast; the former reduces redness and increases brightness in the eyes while the latter increases contrast without clipping highlights/shadows. Simply play the action then paint over the areas that you want to retouch.

The Actions:
- Mattifier
- Skin Airbrushing
- Brighten Eyes
- Redness Reducer
- Clipping Free Contrast

Additional Actions in the Premium Download:
- Select Skin Tones
- Ultra Mattifier
- Skin Airbrushing Lite
- Skin Airbrushing Sharp
- Skin Blur
- Plastic Skin
- Lip Enhancer
- Teeth Whitener
- Freckle Remover
- Contrast Enhancer
- Local Contrast
- Shadow Contrast
- Highlight Contrast
- Enhance Skin Flaws
- Diffused Glow

See it in action: youtu.be/qFaqTnXkza8

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AgabWiapu Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  New member
That's AMAZING! :)
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
Many thanks! =D
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flipgraphix Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2015
i purchase it but its not working for my cs6 ... why ?
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:iconciwanicom:
ciwanicom Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015
its perfect
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015
Thanks a lot :D Much appreciated :D
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:iconmechulkedi:
mechulkedi Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
thank you, downloaded!
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:iconpstutorialsws:
pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
thanks and you're welcome too :D
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SemiconCrizack Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm curious how I would implement these. Going to give it a try, Thank you.
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
You're welcome!
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:iconfinding-the-sun:
Finding-The-Sun Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
These are the best skin-perfecting actions I've ever used. Wonderful! 
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:iconpstutorialsws:
pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
Glad to know you liked them. Thank you!
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:iconignorance00:
Ignorance00 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014
amazing! :D
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:iconpstutorialsws:
pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2014
Thanks a bunch :D
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KerensaW Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am in love with these actions - especially the plastic skin one :)  Thanks so much!
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
Thank you for your comment!
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fabrice44 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
thanks 
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:iconpstutorialsws:
pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015
Welcome :D
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Kevin-Kevlar Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014
Gracias :)
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mlsj1 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
Great set of actions, love the way set these up, defiantly be upgrading.
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Children7 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
Will this work in CS3? Thanks
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CindysArt Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I dont understand some discussions in this thred about natural and unnatural. If you people want to become something in retouching you have to learn how to fix these kinds of images. Obviously, naturally is beautiful, but it's all about image retouching.
If you have a job where you have to retouch models you are forced to manipulate images in this way.

I have not bought this, but when I look at the picture, I think it looks very good. You can still see the pores on the face, which is very important.

You who have made and offers this Action has done a great job. And it's kind to put down the time it takes for others to have the opportunity to use it.

Thank you for sharing.
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Sacrifice1 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
I can see in window/Extensions. I use CC
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iloveSweetTangerine Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
amazing! thank you!
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tsteele93 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Would I be able to get the results in the demo picture above with the free version, or would I have to buy the premium version to be able to do that?  THanks!
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Hi tsteele93 

You can create almost the same thing with the skin airbrushing, brighten eyes, clipping-free contrast, and mattifier actions. Though for the lips, you'll need the premium version. 
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otrodel91 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
<3
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ashtin1190 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant work 
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Miwakoa Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
Thanks! really helpful! =D
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:iconhorusquincehorusquin:
me gusta
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krisikaitis Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
You are the Guru. Thank You.
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Joelsonsam Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
Thanks, very helpful.
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TheHawkeyeStudio Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013
what font is that man? 
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:iconkmeyn:
kmeyn Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
i am having a issue adding this to my photoshop, am i doing something wrong?
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kmeyn Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013
i figured it out sorry for the inconvenience , great program
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asyurama Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
hello, I bought your premium set. however, the airbrushing is taking forever on my lightning fast desktop, if it takes 15 minutes to run on every image then this action is useless.  also the mattifier action generated a blank layer and that's it, there is nothing on it, I changed the blending mode to normal and it's just a blank transparent layer!?  why is it not working?? I have a 64 bit windows system and 64 bit cs5 installed, could it be a compatibility issue? Also what is the zxp file in the folder?? should I install that for the actions to run properly?? I tried to click on it but a window jumped out saying I don't have the rights to install the extension although I'm signed in as the administrator... I am so frustrated and confused, please help!
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013
Hello,

You can ignore the ZXP file. The ZXP is only provided for those who REALLY want to install it with Adobe Extension Manager but there are huge compatibility issues with the software so we advise against it. It's the same thing as using the ATN files. There's an issue with CS5 that requires a patch: blogs.adobe.com/cssdk/2011/12/…

15 minutes is definitely way too long - I have an average computer and it only takes around 10 seconds to run it on a 5000x3000px image. Since actions only perform a combination of tasks in Photoshop, I recommend that you follow the steps one by one and see which filter is causing the delay and checking your scratch disk settings in the preferences.

I'm not sure why the Mattifier action is not working for you. It's a very simple action. You can expand the action by clicking on the triangle beside the Mattifier action then double-click each action and see where the issue is coming from. Let me know which part it stops on.

Let me know if that helps! If you need to record a video, you can use something like Jing and to record it and send it to me: www.techsmith.com/jing.html
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daguerreoty-pe Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I have a similar issue, Macbook Pro Retina (i7 2.6ghz w/16gb, PS CS6, OSX 10.9, so definitely not a slow machine) and Skin Airbrushing's surface blur takes forever to compute (with 100% cpu usage). Seems to be related with surface blur being extremely slow on 16bit images. Downsampling the image @ 8bit makes it much faster (i.e. usable).
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MpxPRO Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013
Good luck with sales!
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:iconemmyp14:
emmyp14 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
Stunning!

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:iconmysterious-emerald:
mysterious-emerald Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the free actions. Very useful! :)
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meesh1 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
OOO nice! :D (Big Grin)
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:iconemmyp14:
emmyp14 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
OOO nice! :D
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amerat Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Student Photographer
I have the last question :) how to use high pass contrast? I cannot use right noww..
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mysterious-emerald Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Not sure what exactly you mean, but if you duplicate a layer, use a high pass filter on it and then blend it using Overlay or Soft Light mode, you get more contrast.
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amerat Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Student Photographer
I dont know why when I use Skin Airbrushing action my computer is turning off.. It happens all the time doing the same thing- using airbrushing action :(
Do you know why? I dont have a problem with mattifier for example..
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pstutorialsws Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Thanks for trying out the actions! I'm really not sure why it's turning off your computer and I don't think an action has the ability to turn off your computer. I think it might be something to do with your computer overheating. The airbrushing action uses filters that can take a lot of processing power on high-res photos. This might cause your CPU to work harder which causes the temperature to raise. I'm not entirely sure if that's what it is but it's the only reason I can think of.
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amerat Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Student Photographer
probably my laptop has too many viruses..
 I bought Premium actions and everything is ok :)
Thank you soooo much, they are perfect! Very useful tools,  i'm grateful!!!
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334640406 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013  Professional Photographer
喜欢它,但〜〜
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henxihuan Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
like it ,but~~
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