The strippers at Sammy’s have a few tools of the trade: thongs, garter belts stuffed with $1 bills, 6-inch heels — and spray-on bikinis.

Under a settlement between 18 adult nightclubs and the Alabama attorney general’s office, dancers statewide are spritzing their buttocks and breasts with flesh-colored latex to comply with the state’s anti-nudity law, one of the most restrictive in the United States.