Hiding Hair Roots in Photoshop

This retouch, where you’re lightening your subject’s roots, is a pretty common retouch, and it’s pretty quick and easy in most cases. I’m going to show you my standard method, but I’m adding an additional step at the end that I now use in my retouching—a darkening step to add more dimension—that I picked up from retoucher Christy Schuler, and that makes such a difference. Step One: Here’s the image we’re going to be working on. The roots aren’t too bad here, but once we tweak ’em, you’ll see it makes a difference. Start by clicking on the Create a (Read more...)