How do I fixed a colored lace wig in photoshop?
By SYMONE SEVEN
Some things are best left on instagram, and by some I mean colored lace wigs! We love to double tap them on our feed but there’s no mention of the work of the stylist and photographer who made it so likeable. So if you’re a photographer struggling to save a wig, or an outsider wanting to see how it all goes down behind the scenes, stayed tuned.
HOW TO FIX A LACE WIG IN PHOTOSHOP
Create a layer copy with the keyboard shortcut COMMAND J
Go to the FILTER TAB at the top of the screen on Photoshop’s menu panel
Use the HAND TOOL to reshape the bulkiness at the top of the wig
Use the QUICK SELECTION TOOL to select a nice sample of hair
Press COMMAND C to copy the selection and COMMAND V to paste the selection
Click and drag the sample over an area you want to replace it with
Erase the edges of the selection to blend it into the original photo with the ERASE TOOL
Repeat until you’re satisfied
My tip to further blend the hair is to use your HUE/SATURATION adjustments and dodge/burn to properly blend the samples into the originial. You can also blend by using the layer fill/opacity to fade the samples into the original.
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Photo by @chadflucas
Edit by @symoneseven