U can use some little tricks in PSD to imitate the soft lens effect, & it is highly effectively to eliminate the PVC feel of figure.
Pardon that I won't tell step by step, u will get it from observing the below 2 layers :)
Hope it will be useful :)
Select area, blur, tune up saturation
adjust the transparency... U got it!
see the link below, most of my figure shots are applied with this trick!