February 23, 2018

Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder Launches

I receive a small commission if you shop through my link.

Problems with dry skin and setting powder? Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder ($38) might help! Created with 50% water and glycerin this new transparent setting powder sets makeup while creating a silky smooth finish on your skin that isn’t dry and wears comfortably.

Who remembers MAC Venmous Villains Dr. Facilier Magically Cool Liquid Powder? That’s instantly what came to mind when I saw this as well as any number of Japanese and Korean cooling powders that have run through my makeup life in the last several years. Some of you will also remember when Physicians Formula launched a powder like this as well!

I’m not really sure of Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder will be anything like that but I’d be curious to see if Becca is trying to revise the long dead trend.

If you’re never been privy to a “water” powder they are pretty cool. They start out as a powder but have a bit more creaminess to them once you apply them on your skin. They also have a pretty nifty cooling effect. As I said I’m not sure if Becca’s formula will be anything like that but it sure sounds like that’s where they are going with this. The ultra-fine texture, the water, and glycerin does seem to be where this is headed.

I’d be curious to see if I’m right!

Becca Hydra-Mist Set & Refresh Powder is $38 available at Ulta.com and sephora.com.


I receive a small commission if you shop through my link.

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


  • Deb

    As a dry skin person, this would be wonderful if it works. Just read the description on the Ulta website and uh, oh….” light reflecting particles”. Another shiny face powder?

  • Meredith S

    I am so tempted to try this and this isn’t helping! 😀 I’m platinum so I may take the plunge.

      • Meredith

        I caved and I just got it today. I’ve only tried it once but it did a lovely job of revitalizing my makeup at the end of the day. It definitely feels a little weird since it’s a powder but then feels wet when you put it on. I have dry skin and it felt comfortable on. Plus, it had a nice matte finish and wasn’t shiny. Tomorrow I’ll give it a full day “official” test.

        • Isabella Muse

          Happy to hear it worked out for ya! ;-D Let me know how it goes after the full day wear 😀

          • Meredith

            I still really like it. It wore really well for me. It seems to be a cross between a setting powder and Mally face defender. I’ve always love the finish that face defender gives me but I prefer a powder formula to patting it on my face, so this is perfect.

          • Isabella Muse

            It sounds nice and quote like the MAC Magic Powder from years back ;-D Thanks for updating us!

  • Annie

    That’d be great if this ends up being a more affordable dupe for that non-drying By Terry Hydra Powder

  • Tabitha Bachert

    Huh, by the name my silly self was expecting a spray bottle lol. Can’t wait to try it, I love Becca.

  • Corinne

    I got it during the Ulta promotion and tried it for the first time today. It does have a nice cooling effect and sets the makeup nicely. However, it is not translucent. I am fair and it made my under eyes look a dark peachy color. I then tried “refreshing” my makeup and I could see where I had applied it. I’m really disappointed that I can’t use it.

    • Isabella Muse

      oh no so sorry to hear it. Is it possible reacting with your concealer?

  • Becky

    What are the Japanese and korean cooling powders that you’re referring to? I need to get my hands on those!