This is the Easiest Way to Blur Your Face


In this step-by-step guide, we’ll walk you through the simplest method to blur your face using the online tool. This works on either Mac or PC and is a totally free option so you don’t need to download any expensive software such as Adobe Photoshop.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your privacy or create a more anonymous presence in photos, this tutorial will show you how to achieve a natural-looking blur in just a few easy steps.

1: Access Photopea

  1. Open your web browser and go to
  2. Click on the “Open From Computer” button to upload the image you want to work on.

2: Zoom In and Prepare the Image

  1. Once your image is uploaded, locate the magnifying glass icon in the lower-left corner of the tool bar.
  2. Click on the magnifying glass and click a couple of times on your face to zoom in and make it easier editing.

3: Use the Lasso Tool to Outline the Face

  1. In the top-left corner of the tool bar, select the Lasso Tool.
  2. Draw a circle around the face, ensuring you leave some extra room around the edges.
  3. Consider outlining the shadow areas (e.g., under the chin or in the hair) for a more natural-looking blur.

4: Apply Feathering for a Smooth Transition

  1. From the menu bar at the top click on “Select” > “Modify” > “Feather”.
  2. Set the feathering radius to your preference for a gradual transition between the blurred and non-blurred areas.
  3. Click “OK” to apply the feathering effect.

5: Apply Gaussian Blur

  1. From the menu bar click on “Filter” > “Blur” > “Gaussian Blur”.
  2. Adjust the blur intensity using the slider until you achieve the desired level.
  3. Click “OK” to apply the blur effect.

6: Export the Blurred Image

  1. From the menu bar click on “File” > “Export As” > “WEBP”
  2. Adjust the quality to 90% for a good balance between file size and image quality.
  3. Click “OK” to export the final, blurred image.


Congratulations! You’ve successfully blurred your face! This easy-to-follow guide ensures that your privacy is protected while maintaining a natural and smooth look.

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