Is it possible to wear barrettes and not look ten? I think so. Ladies, it’s all in the execution. Beauty pros create a deep part to one side, keep things smooth on top, and slide the bobby pin or barrette near the temple. A cluster of colorful pins walked the runway and barrettes graced Hanneli Mustaparta’s head in Glamour. If you’re a DIY kind of gal, you can make your own colorful pins. Want to just buy some, try here! These beautiful grown-up ladies are doing it, so can you!