The difference between Gouri and Sculptra

GOURI (pronounced goo-ree)

Company : DEXLEVO INC.
Imported by : Edencolors-Thailand
Main Component : Liquid type PCL (Polycarprolactone)
Description : Collagen Biostimulator

Key features :

  1. Excellent distribution when injected into the face, spreading evenly to stimulate collagen production.
  2. Easy to use, requiring only 2-4 injection points to cover the entire face.
  3. Give natural and long-lasting results.
  4. Small molecular size allows it to dissolve well and be easily injected using a cannula needle.
  5. Naturally dissolves without leaving residue.

Recommended Injection Frequency : Initially, injections should be spaced 4 weeks apart for the first 3 sessions, followed by injections every 3-6 months. The results can last up to 1 year.

Injection Technique : Uses a cannula needle to inject, covering the cheek and under-eye areas. No need for massaging or tapping.

Post-Injection Care : Avoid drinking alcohol for 2 weeks and avoid any facial treatments or facial massage for 1 month after injection.

SCULPTRA (pronounced skul-ptra)

Company : Galderma
Main Component : Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA)
Description : Collagen Biostimulator

Key features :

  1. Naturally stimulates collagen production.
  2. Lifts and firms the cheeks and diminishes wrinkles.
  3. Tightens the skin, improving elasticity.
  4. Smoothens small wrinkles and lines on the skin’s surface.
  5. Revitalizes the deep layers of the skin’s structure.
  6. Helps filling in the cheeks and temporal hollows more fully.
  7. Boosts collagen production (Type 1) by up to 66.5% three months after injection.

Recommended Injection Frequency : Typically, injections should be done 2-3 sessions, with intervals of 4-6 weeks. Results begin to show 2-3 weeks after the initial injection and improve gradually and naturally.

Longevity of Results : Results can last up to 25 months.

Post-Injection Care :To maintain optimal results, it is recommended to :

  1. Apply cool gel packs to the treated area during the first 24 hours to reduce swelling.
  2. Avoid make up or sauna for 24 hours.
  3. Avoid sun and UV exposure until redness and swelling have subsided.
  4. Perform facial massages using the Triple Five (5-5-5) technique: 5 minutes, 5 times a day, for 5 consecutive days, starting after the treatment.

Comparative Table :

Feature Gouri Sculptra
Company DEXLEVO INC. Galderma
Main Component Liquid type PCL (Polycarprolactone) Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA)
Injection Frequency Initially every 4 weeks, then 3-6 months Typically 2-3 sessions, every 4-6 weeks
Longevity of Results Up to 1 year Up to 25 months
Collagen Stimulation Yes Yes
Wrinkle Reduction Yes Yes
Skin tightening Yes Yes
Smoothens Skin Surface Yes Yes
Revitalizes Deep Skin Layers Yes Yes
Fill in the Cheeks and Temporal Hollows No Yes
Collagen type 1 Boost Yes Up to 66.5% increase after 3 months
Injection Technique Cannula Cannula
Post-Injection Facial Massage Avoid Triple Five technique