I Heart Faces. Now, I haven't quite got all my wits about me as I'm home with the sniffles . . . so I'm not sure I can describe very well what I did. And let's be honest. Half the time, if it turns out well, its beginner's luck! I did add a soft layer to the skin, brightened the eye area, cloned out the distraction in the bottom left corner, added texture, a colorful background and a polaroid frame. I think that's about it. Oh, and before all that there was levels adjustment and increased contrast.
And here's the original: