If you’re anything like me, one of the most annoying things about closeup photos is seeing all of your pores, blemishes, and shiny parts around your face. Luckily, it is super easy to get hide those flaws using the eyedropper and brush tools in Photoshop.
This is the photo before editing. Ew shiny.
The first step is to use the eyedropper tool to select an area that you like (aka an area without shiny sweat).
Then select the brush tool and paint over the shiny skin with that color – but here’s the real trick, set the opacity of that color to 15%. This creates the perfect coverup.
This picture I have used the brush tool on the left side of my face, clear difference, way less shine.
Make sure that you are doing all of this work on a blank layer. If not, you won’t be able to control the opacity and how much of the effect that you want to add.
The final product should look something like this: