All credit to the overall workflow goes to Jessica Kobeissi.

Lightroom

  • Make any adjustments (presets etc.)
  • Right Click -> Edit In Photoshop

Photoshop

  • Skin Retouching (Frequency Separation)

    • Create 2 Duplicate Layers (skin,texture)

      • Bottom Layer -> Skin

        • Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur -> 5px

      • Top Layer -> Texture

        • Image -> Apply Image

          • Layer -> Skin

          • Blending -> Subtract

          • Scale -> 2

          • Offset -> 128

 

  • Blend Mode -> Linear Light
  • Healing Brush

    • Size ->20px

    • Hardness -> 68%

    • Spacing -> 33%

 

  • Turn off Texture Layer and start smoothing out and blending the skin layer

  • Color

    • New Adjustments Layer

      • Selective Color

        • Neutrals

      • Curves

        • Top Point -> Brights

        • Bottom Point -> Darks

      • RGB

      • Hue/Saturation

      • Gradient Map

        • Append -> Metal & Photographing Toning

        • Blend Mode -> Soft Light

        • Opacity 20%-30%

 

Notes:

Clone anything out before anything else

Remove hair,blemishes and anything else on texture layer

Use Masks to be more precise and selective

 

Lightroom

  • Fix orange on skin

    • Color -> Orange

      • Saturation -> Less

      • Luminance -> More

Photoshop Action

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Install Action

  • Open Photoshop
  • Window -> Actions

 

  • Click Actions menu in the upper right
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  • Load Action
  • Select layer and Open Base Workflow and click Workflow
  • Click Play
  • Turn Off Color group and texture layer under skin