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Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Photo Retouching With Actions

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This post is part of a series called Adobe Photoshop in 60 Seconds.
Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Layer Blend Modes
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Before and After Photo Retouching with Actions
Curly Woman Stock from Pixabay.

Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Photo Retouching

Knowing how to retouch photos is like learning a new art form. It requires skill, patience, and lots of time to understand how to bring the best out of your photos. But you can bypass all the unnecessary hassle, by implementing a few time-saving Photoshop actions into your workflow. And with GraphicRiver, you'll have access to thousands of amazing actions like this Magic Retouch Pro I used in the following lesson.

Check out this quick video below to learn how to retouch photos in a few short steps:

 

How to Retouch Photos with Magic Retouch Pro

Let's retouch the lipstick for this model. Open the easy-to-use plugin panel for this action by going to Window > Extensions > Magic Retouch Pro.

Accessing the Extensions Plugin Panel for Actions

Click on Digital Makeup, then Lipstick. 

Using the Plugin Panel for Magic Retouch Pro

Click to Create a Lipstick Layer then set a nice red color as your Foreground Color using the Color Picker.

Picking a Lipstick Color with Color Picker

Paint the new color onto the lips, adjusting the value for the Lipstick Intensity to one you prefer. Then explore the rest of the panel for more retouching options. That's it!

Painting Lip Color with Photoshop Actions

Here is the final image below.

Final Retouched Image

Want to see this in action? Check out the video above to see this lesson at work!

A Bit More Detail

Want to learn more tips and tricks to improve your photo retouching? Check out the following tutorials below:

60 Seconds?!

This is part of a series of quick video tutorials on Envato Tuts+ in which we introduce a range of subjects, all in 60 seconds—just enough to whet your appetite. Let us know in the comments what you thought of this video and what else you'd like to see explained in 60 seconds!

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