The color blend mode gives us even more of a

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The “Color” blend mode gives us even more of a colorizing effect, since it changes only the color of an image (when we had the blend mode set to “Normal”, it was affecting not only the color but also the lightness values of the hair). Here’s my image with the blend mode of the adjustment layer set to "Color": The image with the blend mode of the adjustment layer set to “Color”. Only the color of the hair is being affected. The lightness values in the hair are not being affected). The “Soft Light” blend mode gives us a more dramatic colorizing effect because it not only changes the color of the hair but also boosts the contrast, which I think works even better than the “Color” blend mode in this case. Here’s my image with the blend mode set to “Soft Light”:
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The image with the blend mode of the adjustment layer set to “Soft Light”, giving us a more dramatic effect. Choose the blend mode that works best with your image. Step 8: Lower The Opacity Of The Adjustment Layer If Needed Another way to fine-tune the colorizing effect is by lowering the opacity of the adjustment layer. If you find the color is too intense, simply go up to the Opacity option in the top right corner of the Layers palette (across from the blend mode option) and lower it until you’re happy with the results. Here, I’ve lowered the opacity of the adjustment layer to 50%: Lower the opacity of the adjustment layer for a more subtle colorizing effect. This gives me a more subtle colorizing effect:
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The image after lowering the opacity of the adjustment layer. Step 9: Edit The Hue/Saturation Settings To Change The Hair Color As Needed At this point we’re done, but if you need to go back and change the hair color to something different, simply double-click on the Hue/Saturation adjustment layer’s thumbnail in the Layers palette (the thumbnail on the left, not the layer mask thumbnail on the right): Double-click on the adjustment layer’s thumbnail to edit the Hue/Saturation settings and change the hair color. This brings the Hue/Saturation dialog box back up and we can change the hair color simply by dragging the Hue slider to something different. We can also re-adjust the saturation of the color with the Saturation color. Since this is an adjustment layer, we’re free to make as many changes as we want without worrying about damaging our image. Just for fun, I’ll set my Hue slider to 304 to give her hair more of a pink/purple look:
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Adjust the Hue slider to change the hair color again. I’m also going to set the blend mode of the adjustment layer back to “Color” and increase the opacity to around 75%: Setting the blend mode back to Color and raising the opacity to 75%. And here’s my new result:
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The image after Changing the hair color and saturation, blend mode and opacity value. And there we have it! That’s how easy it is to change someone’s hair color in Photoshop!
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