Shrink your pores: Your pores expand as gunk accumulates in them. The older you get the more likely they are to stay expanded. Put them on a diet by switching to a cleanser with salicylic acid. It helps slough away dead skin that can lead to clogging. Let it rip: Deflate and clean pores- like the ones on your nose- once a week with pore strips Get more beauty sleep Pile on the Antioxidants: They’re among the best weapons against pollution and sun.