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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature by Matt Co-host of the top-rated video podcast Photoshop User TV Kloskowski

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Making Eyes and Teeth Whiter

THERE’S ONE ADJUSTMENT THAT TAKES CARE OF TWO VERY COMMON RETOUCHING TASKS

By nature, especially as we age, our eyes tend to get a little darker (and maybe even bloodshot) and our teeth start to take on a yellowish color. It’s natural, but there are a few ways that you can lessen those effects in Photoshop and make someone look their very best. Even better, there’s one adjustment that can take care of both tasks so you can be done with as little as two extra layers.

Step 1: Open a Photo Where the Eyes or Teeth Need Whitening

All right, start out by opening a photo where the eyes or teeth need whitening. Or both, if you have one. This photo can actually use a little of both adjustments, but we’ll work on one area ...

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