How to Get a Tan in Photoshop

How to Get a Tan in Photoshop

Are those winter months taking a toll on your complexion? Learn how to transform pale skin into beautiful bronze in Photoshop!

Color Highlights and Shadows Separately

The real key to changing skin tone is to focus on the highlights and shadows separately. Some effects will look great over the highlights, but will be too strong on the shadows.

Learn how to use the ‘Blend if’ sliders to adjust layer visibility based on highlight and shadow.

Fine Tune Color

After coloring skin it is important to make fine adjustments to get it right. Use a ‘Selective Color’ adjustment layer and choose ‘Reds’ from the drop-down list. Using the sliders, fine tune the amount of cyan, magenta, yellow and black.