The sun's energy not only tans people's skin but also gives flowers the strength they need to keep from screaming when they're plucked. Give the illusion of a stint in the sun with today's Groupon: for $16, you get a custom full-body airbrush tan at Beach Tans (a $35 value). Today's Groupon does not apply to mobile tanning.
Within a studio flanked with sky-blue walls and sand-colored curtains, Beach Tans burnishes sun-shunning bodies with the customizable hue of Fake Bake tanning solution. Airbrush artisans contour the spray to the body's curves, anointing skin of almost any shade with a sun-kissed glow while avoiding the irritation and orange tinge common when using other bronzing techniques or sunbathing on a human-size Cheeto. The newly bronzed emerge in 15–20 minutes with a natural-looking tan that can last for up to a week with proper care. As when preparing for a swim meet in a pool full of honey, tanners should shave, exfoliate, and avoid lotions and makeup before their session.