You might not be able to shrink them, but you can refine them.
We Asked: Debra Jaliman, M.D., a practicing dermatologist in New York City, American Academy of Dermatology Spokesperson and author of "Skin Rules."
The Answer: No. Your pores have a genetically determined size, and you can't get 'em smaller than that. But there are tons of reasons your pores might have expanded over the years, and that you can undo.
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Let's start at the beginning. Different parts of your face have differently sized pores. The ones on your nose are the largest, followed by the forehead and chin. Pores on the cheeks are smaller yet, and the ones around the periphery of the face are the smallest. Some people naturally have pores so tiny you couldn't find them with a magnifying glass, while other people's pores are easy to spot with the naked eye. Generally speaking, blondes and redheads have smaller pores than brunettes.
Whatever their size to begin with, when your pores get clogged they stretch out and look bigger. IfRead More »from Can You Shrink Your Pores?