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How to retouch your photo?

Make your ordinary photo extraordinary in 7 easy steps!

Do you have a lot of ordinary photos on your camera roll but nothing that is truly profile picture worthy? Maybe your social media needs a fresh update, or you have a job application, but how do you ensure that your photo gets you off to the right start? PinkMirror does just that in a very easy to use way which you can easily complete from your desktop, tablet or phone. Remove blemishes, spots, erase and fix up any imperfections to take your photo to the next step!

Step 1: The Beginning!

This is just the beginning of your special, personalized online makeover. Head over to Photo-Upload-Page to start the journey to your incredible photo masterpiece.

Step 2: Uploading your beautiful face

Pink Mirror Select Your Photo Screen

If your screen looks like this, than you are in luck. Simply click on the blue button reading “Browse” to select your photo from your photo album. Here you can pick your best photo from your camera roll or files. For the best results ensure that your photo is of you facing the camera where you are not too far or too close. In other words, the Goldilocks zone. If you ensure that you have met these simple requirements you are one step closer to achieving your online makeover.

Once you upload your choice of the picture you can either select it to Rotate Left or Rotate Right to change the angle of the picture. If you like the picture as it is, then click on Next to proceed.

Step 3: Analyzing your face

Once your photo is uploaded, our Artificial Intelligence system will get to work, analyzing every aspect of your face to assess where the photo can enhance your look and deliver something special for your profile picture. PinkMirror start with finding your face shape so that the right set of tools can be used to for retouching the photo.

Our photo retouching engine can tweak your features for that perfect finish, but it does so in a natural way that avoids the artificial, mannequin look you see on so many profiles these days. Our AI can adjust everything, including the shape of the face, lips, eyes, nose, chin, jawline, even the lighting, to produce amazing results.

Think of our retouching as finding the best version of you, bringing out your natural beauty without losing who you are, a natural look that others will admire.

Step 4: Your retouched photo

Pink Mirror face adjustment screen with beauty scores and zoom slider

PinkMirror will do optimal retouching based on your gender, facial features and age. You may have noticed a 3-digit number above your image. This corresponds to your beauty rating. This beauty rating is calculated through our artificial intelligence system which takes into account all of your facial features. You will be able to notice the difference between the before and after image by clicking on the respective buttons to compare the results. You can also drag the flashing drag-arrows to make easy comparison between the before and after image. You can also adjust the zoom of the image to either show a wider photo or a more zoomed-in image of your beautiful face by using the slider.

Step 5: Perfecting your photo to your own taste

If you don’t like the results of your photo or you think there is room for further improvement, then you can decide to retouch your photo again with different settings. Once you click on the tweak photo button you can have access to many specific tools to adjust your face, skin and image. Below are the available options:

3 Different options for adjusting your face

With a simple design of 4 options: OFF, LOW, HIGH, and MAX, you can easily adjust your photo to your taste with the simple touch of a button. You can find all available tools to tweak your photo and face in this link.

4 buttons to adjust each of the tools strength which they alter your face

Step 6: Saving your photo to your private virtual photo vault

Finally, you have the perfect photo. You found the perfect settings for the tweaks you wanted, and now you have a photo that you love. By clicking the Save Photo button you can save the photo and access Your Private Photo Vault. Your photo is kept privately so only you can see it.
At this point you will be required to make a free account to save your file. Simply fill in the details and proceed to the next step.

Save photo button underneath altered image

Step 7: Downloading your photo!

Here you can download your photo so you can upload your ‘profile pic ready’ beautiful face. You can then save all your photos in your virtual album and can access them any time by going to My-Album.

Download button for image within private photo vault


And that’s it. You made it! You have successfully gone through a full digital makeover and taken your ordinary photo to a profile pic standard ready to be shared to your Facebook page or wherever necessary.

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