This is by far my favorite technique to use for smoothing skin. It gives it a clean and clear look, while preserving details. I made this action for family photo use, and thought I'd share it with everyone here.
Please refer to my journal for usage rules.
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Oh yeah, I made action in CS3. I'm pretty sure that means it'll work all the way up the PS 7. Not positive though. Just download and put into your programs/adobe/photoshop/presets/actions folder.
sambojones91 on youtube made a great tutorial for using this action. Be sure to check it out: [link]