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    Photo Retouching: how to process hair like a professional

    | Photoshop Tutorials | Tutorials | 23/07/2013 11:00am
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    How to retouch hair to get rid of roots

    How to retouch hair to get rid of roots

    Use this simple step-by-step technique to get rid of unsightly roots and give your subjects’ hair a more uniform colour.

    How to retouch hair to get rid of roots: step 1

    01 Find the colour
    Select the Brush tool from the Tools Panel, then hold Alt and click onto whichever area of the hair you prefer to sample one of the lighter colours.

     

    How to retouch hair to get rid of roots: step 2

    02 Circular brush
    Click the Add New Layer in the Layers Panel, then paint with a soft-edged circular brush over the entire area of darker roots that you want to fix.

     

    How to retouch hair to get rid of roots: step 3

    03 Soften the tint
    Change the Blend Mode of the layer to Soft Light. Carry on painting to hide all the roots, and lower the layer Opacity to soften the effect.

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    Posted on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 at 11:00 am under Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials.

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