Layer mask - fill the mask with Black to White gradient.
Remember all these scheme because it will be used several time.
2. Contract and Further.
3. Create layer.
4. White Gradient fill.
5. Layer mask (reveal all).
6. Black > White gradient overlay.
Now the body!
Now it looks better with this value.
See the hair and body pattern. Change their blending mode.
Looks good. Love the orange dash.