How to Edit Acne From Pictures


Even with makeup, unwanted and unsightly blemishes can show during the least inopportune moments, such as picture day or other events where your pictures is going to be taken. If you have access to a computer and a photo editing program, you can easily edit your picture and hide any imperfections or blemishes. This is usually done with the blurring or smudging feature that most graphic or photo editing software have.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Scanner
  • Photo editing software

Edit The Pictures

Scan the picture or pictures that you want to edit. If they are on a digital camera, you can insert your camera card into the appropriate slot in your computer or hook it up through the USB port.

Open the photo editing program you're going to use and import your pictures into the program. If you are using a digital camera, you may have to open a certain folder to access the pictures.

Find either a tool that "blurs", "softens" or you may even have a program with a features that is specifically designed to hide imperfections on the skin. There is also often a "clone" tool that gives the same effect.

Adjust the size of the tool to the size of the blemishes you are trying to hide and click on the spot to blur it. The program might even allow you to adjust the strength of the blur or the opacity so that it looks more realistic.

Save the newly touched-up photos to your computer or on a disk.

Tips & Warnings

  • You can also hide blemishes by adjusting the brightness and contrast or the color of the photo.

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