You can minimize the appearance of your pores, but because pore sizes are genetically determined, you can’t really shrink them.
Your pores can get stretched out when they’re consistently clogged, which makes them appear bigger.
Aging and exposure to UV rays and pollution can lead to loss of collagen which can in turn increase your pore size.
Instead of shrinking pores you can move to making them less visible.
Pores are genetically determined, depending on how your glands are structured. People with dry skin and fair skin tend to have smaller pores while oily skin and darker, more olive skin tones, tend to have more visible pores.
The best way to prevent pores from getting larger is to exfoliate and to wear sunscreen. Salicylic a