66 free Photoshop actions

Free Photoshop actions: Touch-up techniques

46. 5 Skin Retouching actions

Free Photoshop actions: 5 Skin Retouching Actions

Sort out your skin the easy way

Want to retouch skin like a boss? This set of retouching actions will give you a head-start, enabling you to heal, mattify and airbrush skin with one click, and also enabling you to brighten eyes and increase their contrast.

47. Express Eye Bright 

Free Photoshop actions: Express Eye Bright

Brighten up dull eyes with this quick and easy enhancement

Quickly put a bit of sparkle into dull, dark eyes with this easy eye enhancement action. Simply click on the background layer (or the layer with the eyes you want to sharpen), run the action, and paint on the layer mask to sharpen and brighten the eyes. 

48. Teeth Whitening

Free Photoshop actions: Teeth whitening

Alternatively, just brush your teeth properly, for pity's sake

Teeth aren't naturally a dazzling white, but sometimes they can appear grey or yellow in photographs, depending on the lighting. This useful action can easily brighten up the smiles of family and friends by giving their teeth a clean, white finish.

49. Bright Eyes

Free Photoshop actions: Bright eyes

Another way to bring dull eyes to life

This free Photoshop action gives an intense look to blue eyes, as shown above. A great effect for extreme closeups.

50. High Definition Sharpening

Free Photoshop actions: High definition sharpening

This action offers a simple one-click solution to sharpening

The final stage of image preparation should be to sharpen your images according to the final delivery method (you sharpen differently for print or screen). This free action from MCP Actions offers a simple one-click solution to sharpening, with the ability to control the degree of sharpening that’s been applied after the fact by adjusting the opacity and masking of layers.

51. Soft Skin Tones

Free Photoshop actions: soften skin effect

Smooth skin while retaining textures and colouring

Used in combination with an existing selection or mask, this smooths skin while retaining textures and colouring, saving clean-up time.

52. Remove White Background

Free Photoshop actions: remove white background

Get rid of white backgrounds with these actions

Automatically remove white backgrounds with this suite of three actions that allow for different automated processes to strip out the background of your isolated images.

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