Though the Lumin CPAP sanitizer utilizes the germicidal properties of highly concentrated ultraviolet light to eradicate all bacteria, fungi, and viruses from your equipment. It will, unfortunately, not be able to remove any oil build up or residue from your face or hair on any part of your gear. The small packets that you see in the above photograph are CPAP Mask Wipes. They are specially formulated wipes for your CPAP equipment. These packets contain and extra soft towelette with a gentle skin safe disinfectant on them. When your CPAP equipment has any kind of buildup or residue on it, you may want to use one of these CPAP mask wipes to sanitize your equipment further.