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How they experienced MK Retouching


Brands & Publications

to name a few: Shiseido Germany GmbH, Coty Inc., L'Oreal, Parfümerie Akzente GmbH, Douglas, Beiersdorf AG (8x4, Labello), Kylie Cosmetics, Sheglam, THERESA. Warenvertrieb GmbH (MyTheresa), ProFashion GmbH (Betty Barclay), s.Oliver Sales GmbH & Co. KG, Otto Kern, ABD Cosmetics GmbH (RevitaLash Cosmetics), Viktor Michael, Glamglow, HUM Nutrition, Seedbeauty (Colorpop Cosmetics), Markwins Beauty (WetnWild Beauty, Lorac Cosmetics), Procter & Gamble (Always), Rizos Curls, Fabloox, Orbico Beauty GmbH, EOL Essence of Life GmbH, HAS Beauty LLC (About face), Kosas Cosmetics, Half Magic Beauty, Sweet July Skin, Huda Beauty, Wild Beauty GmbH (Paul Mitchell), Beats Electronics, Polytech Health & Aesthetics, Smith&Colt, Hatice Schmidt GmbH, BEIS LLC, Reisenthel Accessoires GmbH & Co. KG, Olivia Palermo Beauty, BANÚ/Ayen, s.Oliver Bernd Freier GmbH & Co. KG, Shani Darden Skin Care, Juwelen und Schmiede Hutschenreuter, BiCallas Petra Biermann Goldschmiede Atelier, Sportscheck, Porsche Design, Eyes & more, Bernhard Kauselmann GmbH & Co.KG, DECO GLAS GmbH, Amore Pacific Group (Sulwhasoo), Birkholz Perfume Manufacture

ELLE Germany / ELLE Bulgaria / ELLE Arabia / InStyle Germany / die Bunte  / Coiffure Professionelle Magazine / British Thoughts Magazine / Elegant Magazine / Jute Magazine / InterLOOK Magazine / L'Officiel Lithuania / L'Officiel Singapore / L'Officiel Austria / L'affaire Magazine / PUMP Magazine / Afi Magazine / Faddy Magazine Italy / 7Hues Magazine / MAYA - das Tiroler Frauenmagazin / Poza Magazine / Vogue Paris (Web) / Volant Magazine / Feroce Magazine / Dreamingless Magazine / LUCY's Magazine / Quality Magazine / La Botanica Magazine / LYUN Magazine / Mirror Mirror Magazine / Grazia China / Cosmopolitan Serbia / Marie Claire Hong Kong

Company Evolution

How it all started
  • 07/2017

    Attending a Retouching Camp

    Organized by Stefan Kohler
  • 2018

    Founding of MK Retouching

    We believe in the power of a strong team within any creative project. This is why we continuously seek for the best techniques through inspiration in arts as well as through networking with other retouchers and photographers around the globe.

    Our strong work ethic and a good understanding of the client’s needs lead to project results that go beyond expectations. In addition, we established a completely non-destructive workflow that helps to accelerate the overall process.

  • 02/2018

    Retouching Research in Paris (FR)

    New rules stipulate that some digitally altered images must come with a disclaimer (the notice of "photographie retouchée").
  • 06/2018

    Attending a Retouching Camp

    Guest: Conny Wallstrom who has already advised many post production agencies.
  • 03/2019

    Color Class with Natalia Taffarel

    Including Color Theory, Masking, Texture, etc.
  • 05/2019

    Launching our Blog

    We are constantly looking for further cooperation/guest authors and research for new interesting topics.
  • 06/2019-07/2019

    Business Coaching

    Elaboration of a Business Plan
  • 11/2019

    Coaching & Consulting with Silke Güldner

    Focussing on Portfolio & Presentation
  • 11/2019

    1. Networking Event in Cooperation with Cherrydeck

    An exclusive Meet & Greet of the Beauty & Fashion Scene from Munich and the surrounding area.
  • 02/2020

    New Article for Capture One blog

    Dealing with Color in Capture One Pro
  • 03/2020

    New Tutorial - Limited Offer

    We published a tutorial on Hair Retouching for our German fans.
  • 10/2020-05/2021

    Business Coaching

    Includes various topics such as growth, automation of processes, etc.
  • 05/2021

    Retouching Coaching for Clients

    Including: Structured way of working, Workflow Optimisation, Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities), Solutions for current issues, Building a team of Retouchers
  • 01/2021-10/2023

    Part-time international Master of Business Administration program

    Focusing on Business Models, Engines of Growth, Business & Marketing Strategies, Finance & Accounting, HR & Talent Management etc. (including real-life experiences of other founders).
  • August 25th 2022

    Pre-Sale Product Retouching Course

    Available on Subtitles into 8 languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Polish, & Dutch
  • September 1st 2022

    Course Content & Forum will be available

    You can find the link for the course here in our contact section or on Instagram.
  • 05/2023

    Represented by Femgaze Creative

    mail: web:
  • Winter 2023

    Blog Articles Upgrades

    New podcast/audio versions of our Blog Articles (currently available in English (AE)) and new KI-created visual outstanding images.
  • 01/2024


    Our new design will be launched in January!

Apply now!

- currently extending the team -

We currently searching for Freelance Retoucher Cooperations & International Internship Candidates with an advanced understanding of Adobe Photoshop