QUESTION: "My pores are so large. What can I do to make them less noticeable?"
ANSWER: File this under sad but true: You can't actually shrink your pores. On the bright side, there are tricks to make them appear smaller. Start by using your daily cleanser in the shower to get rid of surface oils, then exfoliate with a granular cleanser that contains salicylic acid. (We like the Biore Pore Unclogging Scrub, $6; drugstore.com.) "The combination helps dislodge telltale dirt," says N.Y.C. dermatologist Neal Schultz. After moisturizing, smooth on a velvety primer like Clinique's Pore Refining Solutions Instant Perfector ($18; clinique.com), which gives skin an airbrushed quality.