When it comes to skin retouching, there are several ways to accomplish the same task, some more efficient and easier than others. If you want an easy way to quickly and effectively edit skin in Photoshop, check out this great video tutorial that will show you such a workflow.
Coming to you from Kayleigh June, this excellent video tutorial will show you an effective and effective workflow for retouching skin in Photoshop. When it comes to skin release, the important thing to remember is that, in general, less is more. The biggest mistake new photographers make when editing photos is simply overdoing it by editing every little flaw or so so that the person looks basically artificial. People need some variation to appear human, and perhaps the most important skill that professional retouchers have is a good sense of balance. One of the best things you can do is finish editing, and then schedule the photo for a day or at least a few hours. Then, come back to it with fresh eyes and re-evaluate your work. You may find that you want to pull it off a bit. Check out the video above for a full list from June.