Urban Decay Chronosphere is a moderately warm-toned, medium-dark brown with a frost finish. It is a limited edition eyeshadow that retails for $19.00 and contains 0.05 oz.
Chronosphere is a muted, bronzy brown with subtle, warmer undertones and a frosted sheen. It had great pigmentation with a very soft, blendable consistency that wasn't too firm or too soft in the pan. This shade blended out effortlessly and wore well for eight and a half hours. Urban Decay Snakebite (DC, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Moodmaker (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Darkhorse (DC, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Magic (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Mademoiselle #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Luxury Cachet (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Clinique Cocoa Pop (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Hell Ya (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Pat McGrath Blitz Brown (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Boss (PiP, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Golden Petals Scattering (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Boxer (P, $4.50) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Buche de Noel (LE, $16.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Pretty It Up (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Milani Sweeter Than Chocolate (PiP, $5.99) is cooler (85% similar). bareMinerals Ritzy (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Guerlain Les Precieux #4 (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). ColourPop Noontide (PiP, $6.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Cold Brew (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D640 Golden Snake (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Urban Decay’s groundbreaking new eye shadow formula. This reformulation of Urban Decay’s eye shadow features even softer, amazingly velvety texture; richer, more dense and decadent color; smoother, more uniform pigment distribution and blendability; and longer-lasting, more crease-free wear. The new line of shadows features a completely revamped assortment of shades, new textures, and a totally redesigned token compact. The secret to the new formula is Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™, a vehicle for color that holds tightly to pigment and gives the formula its glide. The proprietory blend of ingredients allows color to weave itself through the formula resulting in insane color payout, color that stays on your lids, and sparkle that doesn’t fall. The amazing technology works for every shade and finish. Every Urban Decay shade is silky, blendable, and stays put.