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Photoshop Tutorials: Make Glossy Skin with Noise Approach

In the last tutorial, we have discussed to make a glazing skin of a girl. Today we will make glossy skin with noise approach in Photoshop. If you have a picture with dull face and without HD quality and you want to change it flashy and HD premier photo. Don’t worry here we will discuss about this issue and turn a dull picture into HD glossy picture within minutes. Read out this tutorial complete and do practice with us at every step.

The all story has been described in below, so follow our guidelines and get skills in retouching techniques.

This Original Image for HD Glossy Skin Retouching. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Original Image

The image after Glossy Skin Retouching. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Image After Glossy Skin

Steps to Make Glossy Skin with Noise Approach

Step 2: Open a Dull Image

First of all open a photo which you want to retouch, just go to File -> Open from a main menu bar or key down the command Ctrl + O from a keyboard. Click on the open button after selection of a photo.

Image selected to Make Glossy Skin with Noise Approach. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Step 3: Duplicate Layer and Spot Healing

After opening the image now make a duplicate layer first of all. For this concern, you must hit the command Ctrl + J or go to Layer -> Duplicate Layer from Main Bar.

Now select the Spot Healing Brush Tool from Toolbar or press the command J. Fix the Brush size 150px and Hardness 100%. Now heal up the photo and remove the spots from the skin. Just drag the tool to the affected places. See below picture you will understand in a better way. To clean the skin see one more guide here  http://www.photoshophelps.com/2015/09/02/photoshop-tutorials-eliminate-bad-spots-from-skin-using-gaussian-blur/

Use the Spot Healing Tool and remove the Spots. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Step 4: Use Quick Selection

After removing all spot from the face now select the whole face with the help of Quick Selection Tool. Just pick up the tool from Tool Bar or press single command W.

Drag the tool withholding Left Click in every place else eyes, hair, and lips. If you have selected all areas including eyes, lips hair and etc then don’t worry deselect these by holding Alt key and Left Click. See in below picture you will get it easily by the image demo.

With Quick Selection Tool select the Face Portion. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Step 5: Do Surface Blur

All selection has been complete now Filter -> Blur -> Surface Blur from the main menu. A new window will open just here adjust the value of Radius 20 Pixels and Thresh Level 20 click on an Ok button to finalize. You will see the selective area will become the blur and smooth.

See this also http://www.photoshophelps.com/2015/09/02/photoshop-tutorials-make-mushy-skin-with-surface-blur/

Blur the selected portion from Surface Blur Window. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Step 6: Add Noise for Glossy Face

After the surface blur adds noise to make the photo glossy and HD. So go to Filter -> Noise -> Add Noise and adjust the amount 15% with Distribution Uniform and click on Ok button.

Add the Noise on the face from Main Menu Filter. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Step 7: Change the Color of Eyes and Lips

The photo is complete but here is something going to miss, yes the color of eyes and lips are looking not enough good so change it. Select the Polygonal Lasso Tool and select the area of both eyes lens. First zoom in your image and make a selection around the first eye lens then hold the Key Shift and make a selection around the second eye lens. Learn more Polygonal Lasso tool here http://www.photoshopessentials.com/basics/selections/polygonal-lasso-tool/.

Now go to Image -> Adjustment -> Hue / Saturation, here checked the option Colorize and set the value as Hue 84, Saturation 30 and click on Ok button.

From Hue / Saturation window change the color of Eyes. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

The color of eyes have been changed now make selection around the lips with the same tool and go to again Image -> Adjustment -> Hue/Saturation, check the Colorize option and fix the values of Hue 0, Saturation 79, Lightness 0. Set the Opacity 80% of this layer above the Layer Panel option.

Change the Color of Lips from Hue/Saturation Window. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Step 8: Save Final Picture in PNG

The final picture has been ready, in the last step save the file PNG format into your computer. Go to File -> Save or hit the command Ctrl + S and enter a name of file and extension PNG. Finally, we have created an HD premier Glossy picture using Noise. Enjoy the tutorial and try it at your end. I’m sure there will be no query after reading this simplest tutorial.

This is our final Glossy Skin Retouching Result. Image © reserved 2015 Photoshop Helps.com

Ultimate Results


I can conclude that you can create easily Glossy Skin just of your pictures using Photoshop. In the above tutorial, we have followed the 7 step for a full story, first of all, opened a picture from a computer and made a duplicate layer. Made a selection with Quick Selection Tool and went to surface blur and added noise option from the main menu. Made selection for eyes, lips and changed the color from Hue / Saturation option. At the end saved the final picture into PNG image format.

About Ali Imran

Howdy! I’m + Ali Imran and CEO of Photoshophelps.com. I have passed BS Computer Science degree in the year of 2013. I’ve a great experience in Content Writing, Photoshop, Graphics Designing, SEO, Web Developing and Web Designing.

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