Before starting your specialized facial, ensure your face has been cleansed by using your facial sauna. This will help open up your pores, extract any blackheads and ensure your skin is more receptive to the peppermint leaves. Also, when cleansing the skin of the paste, use the cotton pads to properly remove the paste. This will avoid you irritating the skin by possibly scrubbing it with your hands and transferring any bacteria or dirt you may have. It will also effectively remove the tiny grains of oatmeal that can easily be left behind.