How to Select Hair in Photoshop Elements 12
Refine the edge.
Choose Select→Refine Edge to open the Refine Edge dialog box.
In the View Mode area, click the View icon to open the drop-down menu. From here, you can choose from a number of options for viewing your selection. The On White option works best for most selections.
Move the radius slider to the right. In many cases, you’ll want the Radius slider to the far right.
Adjust sliders in the Adjust Edge area. Move a slider and view the results. Tweak the selection by moving the sliders to obtain the best result.
In the Output area, select the Decontaminate Colors check box and choose New Layer with Layer Mask from the Output To drop-down menu.
Click OK to create the selection and dismiss the Refine edge dialog box.