You can quickly add a filter and fix the light in almost every photo editor. But what if you need to remove rashes, bruises under the eyes and correct makeup? There are special utilities for this! We have compiled a list of 7 cool photo retouching programs.
All prices are valid at the time of writing.
A free trial app that can be downloaded for Android and iOS. You do not need to pay for the utility itself, but there are filters and effects that can only be opened for an additional fee. The VIP-rate includes all exclusive items, hairstyles, makeup. A month of use will cost 300 rubles, a year — 1750 rubles. There is a free weekly trial period.
The only serious drawback of the application is that you won’t be able to download Meitu in Russian on Android and iOS. In official stores, the program is only in English. But the interface is intuitive, so there should be no problems using it. Now we will show the main tabs that are important for retouching.
one. photo — here you select a picture from the Smartphone Gallery. An editor will open, from which you can go to the beautifier. What is included in each of them is written below.
2. Beautify — you can select an image from your phone, but it will open immediately in the beautifier. An option if you don’t need to crop the photo or adjust the light, but only correct something in appearance.
3. Camera - if you need retouching right while taking a selfie. Click Style to apply a filter and Beautify to correct skin tone or appearance.
In the editor you can:
- add text, watermark;
- remove some objects;
- add vignette;
- apply a filter — several dozen options are available. They are divided into categories and are constantly updated;
- fine-tune lighting and shadows. To do this, you need the Toning tab.
If you need beautification, you can click on the Beautify button from the editor. A new menu will open at the bottom. It has:
- automatic change. Works like presets: in each option, a set of filters, makeup, smoothing facial irregularities;
- separate functions: make-up, face reshaping, weight loss, body shaping (for example, body length), removal of wrinkles, acne and circles under the eyes, teeth correction and hairstyles.
To return to the editor, you need to click on Edit, and to save — Save.
One of the best face retouching apps for Android and iPhone. This is not just a utility, but a complete platform for communicating with other users. You can take part in challenges, subscribe to authors and hashtags, share your creativity.
You can download the latest version of PicsArt to your smartphone for free. It includes:
- various improvements: elimination of imperfections, teeth whitening, photo auto-correction, etc.;
- 15 tools for image correction (cropping, cloning, changing brightness, etc.);
- 25 effects with individual settings;
- adding graphics and text.
The full version of the PicsArt application for 1,990 rubles (there is a test period of 7 days) includes:
- a complete collection of music, frames, stock pictures and effects;
- additional face retouching tools. You can remove bags under the eyes and deep wrinkles, change the shape of the eyebrows and eyes;
- lack of advertising;
- option — erasing objects from the photo.
Utility with a large set of options, nice and clear design. You can download BeautyPlus for free. There is a version for iOS and Android.
With a basic subscription in the app, you can:
- edit finished pictures;
- transform yourself while taking a selfie. For example, add a filter, change the shape of the face, nose, apply makeup;
- editor: bokeh, cropping, adding frames and stickers, changing brightness, contrast, sharpness and color temperature;
- retouching: correction of the shape and shape of the nose, smoothing the skin tone, changing the parameters of the head, removing dark circles and redness;
- dozens of free filters.
The full version of BeautyPlus for Android and iPhone costs 399 rubles per month or 2299 rubles per year.
The paid options include:
- retouching using artificial intelligence (automatically selects the best settings);
- changing the intensity of lighting;
- additional filters.
A simple app for iPhone and Android. You can download AirBrush for free. In this case, some functions will not be available. AirBrush premium with all options costs 1890 rubles per year. There is a trial period of 7 days. Differences from the free version:
- all filters are available;
- additional retouching tools. For example, foundation;
- removing objects, adding studio lighting and bokeh;
- all kinds of makeup, hair colors.
If the paid version is installed, then you can add your favorite buttons to the “My functions” folder: your photo retouching kit will always be at hand.
Like other face retouching apps, there are 2 buttons on the main screen:
- camera — you can take a selfie immediately with a beautifier. Concealer, teeth whitening, eye highlighting, skin smoothing are available. You can also choose a filter;
- library — you can open a picture from the Gallery.
Many options available:
- retouching — changing the shape of the body and face, removing bumps, acne, wrinkles;
- editing tools: crop, blur, white balance, exposure, light and shadow settings;
- filters — there are several dozen free ones;
- make-up — whole sets or separately lips, eyebrows, eyelashes, etc.;
- hair color change.
Pixl: Face Photo Editor
There is no built-in camera, the application immediately offers to open any picture from the Gallery. The downside is everything is in English. But the application is so simple and clear that you can figure it out without knowing the language.
This is a free skin retouching app for Android and iOS. It has a minimal set of features. Almost all options are automatic. You can change their intensity, but you cannot select the correction zone with your finger.
- change in skin smoothness;
- image sharpness;
- teeth whitening;
- acne removal (can be done manually);
- changing the contour (can be done manually).
This is a shareware face retouching app for iPhone and Android. The design is minimalist. The free version includes:
- putting a signature, text on pictures;
- resizing, perspective, contrast, image rotation;
- some beauty features: even skin tone, whiten teeth, neutralize red eyes.
The paid version (perpetual access for 600 rubles) added:
- filters and effects: for example, a scattering of stars, dandelions;
- adjusting light, shadow, exposure;
- detailed beautification: changing the contours of the body, adding muscles, tattoos.
There are only 2 buttons on the screen:
- camera — if you select this option, the application will open the regular smartphone camera. You will need to take a selfie or a picture with the rear camera. Next, the application prompts you to select an action with a photo. You can select the “Quick Menu” and all actions will open immediately;
- photo library — you can select a ready-made image from the Gallery for processing.
The most unusual app on this list. It does not have correction tools typical for other applications. In terms of functionality, the application is closer to the Adobe Lightroom graphics editor. Snapseed has several useful options to quickly improve your portrait.
The utility immediately offers to open a picture from the Gallery. To use the filter, you need to select the “Styles” tab. For retouching, click the “Tools” — “Portrait” tab.
- The first tab is to change skin tone.
- The second is to change the chiaroscuro, the power of smoothing the skin and brightening the eyes. You need to select the desired parameter, and then swipe the screen to the right or left to increase or decrease it.
- The third is ready-made presets, combinations of different brightness, black and white pattern, skin smoothing.
This is the free and easiest photo retouching app for Android and iPhone.
We hope that in our selection you will find a suitable photo retouching application.