They were long lasting, except I became overconfident and ate a bunch of leftover Halloween candy and ruined everything. It did work, though, extremely well. My whole appearance changed! I went from ugly to pretty. I still go up and down at times, because I have always been a partyer and enjoy a good drunk once in awhile. Nonetheless, his protocol REALLY helped me, especially when I stuck to the companion diet. Good luck to you. Feel free to ask more questions.