Source: How-To: Touch Up and Remove Blemishes in Photoshop
The fact that celebrities and models get the benefit of airbrushing in ads isn't breaking news, but this week, two makeup ads from Maybelline and L'Oréal have been banned in the UK due to misleading results caused by excessive airbrushing. The ads, which feature Julia Roberts and Christy Turlington, are heavily retouched and give off the impression that if you use these products, your face will be model perfect by the makeup that "recreates the aura of perfect skin." Perfect? Far from it. While most of us will never look like a cover girl from a magazine (nor should we strive to), there is a simple tool you can use in Photoshop to make your face look clear and bright in your own photos. Sure, while excessive airbrushing in order to sell products is bad, zapping that zit from a nice family photo is totally legit. If you have basic knowledge of Photoshop, this tutorial should be easy to follow.
- First, you'll want to choose a