Moving away from being so dependent on CSS preprocessors might just help you improve your skillset as a developer. Working with vanilla CSS can be great.
Our design industry needs to stop being so fragile and weak when it comes to critical analysis of our work. Stop getting triggered over critics.
The text ellipsis CSS property can be extremely useful for keeping your content contained without the use of ugly fixed widths or heights.
A quick tutorial showing how to easily recreate the original MacOS aqua UI buttons in pure CSS.