Unfortunately there is no permanent pore minimizer. The size of your pores is mostly determined by genetics and age — as you get older your pores get bigger. Of course! But if you think your pores sometimes seem like they’re getting larger or smaller it may not be your imagination. According to skin guru Dr. Nicholas Perricone, “When a pore becomes clogged by dirt and bacteria, oil within the pore builds up, which causes the pore’s walls to dilate to make room.” Yuck!