How to Color Grade and Color Correct Skin Tones in Photoshop

March 28, 2019

By Greg Scoblete

Photo by Matan Segev from Pexels

Skin tones are a tricky and elusive retouching target. There seems to be almost as many ways to get them wrong as to get them right in post.

In this tutorial, Kayleigh June offers a fairly extensive overview of her approach to both color correction and color grading skin tones. If you’ve ever struggled to get them “just so,” this way be worth a look.

Be sure to check out these 10 tips for photographing darker skin tones (subscriber’s only) and our entire 2018 post-production issue for more retouching inspiration.

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