How To Photoshop Your Face Onto A Picture

Has the thought of switching faces in a photo for amusement or for work crossed your mind? Luckily, Adobe Photoshop offers a variety of tools to help you achieve just that. In this blog post, you will be provided with a step-by-step guide on how to use Photoshop to replace your face in a picture.

Step 1: Choosing Your Images

The first step in this process is to select the images you want to use. You’ll need two photos: one of your face and another one onto which you’ll place your face. The pictures should be clear and preferably taken in the same lighting conditions to make the final result look realistic.

Step 2: Opening the Images in Photoshop

After selecting your images, you need to open them in Adobe Photoshop. You can do this by clicking on File > Open, and then select the image files from your device.

Step 3: Selecting your Face

Now, it’s time to select the face in the first image. We can use the Lasso tool, the Quick Selection tool, or the Pen tool. For beginners, the Quick Selection tool is the easiest to use. You can find it on the toolbar on the left, or just press W on your keyboard.

Step 4: Copying the Selected Face

Once you’re happy with the selected area, it’s time to copy it. Simply go to Edit > Copy, or press CTRL + C on your keyboard.

Step 5: Pasting the Face onto the Second Image

Now go to the second image and paste the face onto it. You can do this by going to Edit > Paste, or by pressing CTRL + V.

Step 6: Positioning and Resizing the Face

Now that your face is on the second image, you’ll probably need to resize and position it to match the face in the photo. To do this, make sure your layer is selected, then use the Free Transform tool by going to Edit > Free Transform or pressing CTRL + T.

Step 7: Blending the Layers

To make your photoshopped face look realistic on the new photo, you’ll need to blend the edges. You can do this using the Erase tool or the Layer Mask function with the Brush tool set to a soft edge.

Step 8: Final Touches

Finally, you may need to adjust the color balance, saturation, or brightness to match the two images better. These options can be found under Image > Adjustments.


There you have it – a simple guide on how to Photoshop your face onto a picture. With a little practice, you’ll be swapping faces like a pro in no time. Remember, the key to creating a realistic face swap is to carefully match the lighting, angle, and color between the two photos.