Photo Enhancement in Gimp
Portrait Retouching in Gimp Using Frequency Separation.
A Sophisticated and Effective Technique for Portrait Retouching in Gimp
Gimp is a very handy package for retouching beauty portraits.
Alongside the healing tool and the clone tool, which offer a versatile solution for blemish removal, are the grain extract mode and the grain merge mode which can be used to provide a very simple solution to the multi-layer approach of frequency separation.
This video looks at a simple implementation of frequency separation in Gimp which anyone can employ but which helps to produce professional looking results.
This is a fairly advanced tutorial so you’ll need to know the basics of Gimp to be able to follow along.