omg thank you, anon! ♥
so, the curves, color balance and selective color layers are now your best friends and you will experiment with them until you get your desired effect.
I also use a black & white gradient set to soft light or screen to make everything look softer.
The vibrance layer can help you a lot when you want to make your coloring softer, just mess around with the saturation bar. which is what i do half of the time.
here’s a handy psd I made of it if you want it :), it’s a pretty simple coloring.