Making Hair Shine


This tutorial demonstrates how to bring out detail and shine in dark hair, where contrast often suppresses the detail and makes the hair too dark.

11 min
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About this tutorial

This Gry Garness Photoshop tutorial, Making Hair Shine, shows how to bring out lustre and shine in dark hair and how to mask for it. Gry uses a secret known to hairdressers which always gives a bit extra shine. This is a quite simple tutorial which is based on Gry's usual method for doing selective color adjustments.

What you’ll learn

  • – Avoiding Unwanted Darkening With Contrast
  • – Selective Adjustment In The Curves Channels
  • – Protective Selection
  • – Select > Color Range
  • – Extreme Curves For Highlights In Dark Hair
  • – Different Kinds Of Reds